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37%

Swerve (2013)

"A watchable genre exercise." ‐The Dissolve
Posted Dec 3, 2013
92%

Philomena (2013)

"Judi Dench gives a remarkably well-realized performance." ‐Film.com
Posted Nov 22, 2013
88%

Narco Cultura (2013)

"A potent encapsulation of how fame and finance beget fear and grief." ‐Film.com
Posted Nov 21, 2013
89%

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)

"The steady action footage alone is enough to make this an improvement over the first installment." ‐Film.com
Posted Nov 19, 2013
100%

Musicwood (2013)

"A pointed look at the relationship between art and commerce that brings acoustic-guitar manufacturers and logging corporations to a crossroads, if not an outright impasse." ‐The Dissolve
Posted Nov 10, 2013
82%

The Broken Circle Breakdown (2013)

"A superb tearjerker, juxtaposing the inherent passion and sorrow of romance to masterful effect in between beautiful bluegrass ballads." ‐Film.com
Posted Oct 31, 2013
31%

Last Love (2013)

"A three-hander situated comfortably between Venus and Amour on the Euro-codger fun-time spectrum." ‐The Dissolve
Posted Oct 28, 2013
27%

Sweetwater (2013)

"Sarah's would-be parade of vengeance makes for a bloody but bland reckoning." ‐The Dissolve
Posted Oct 21, 2013
48%

Carrie (2013)

"Its bloodshed may be all dressed up, but it ultimately has nowhere to go." ‐Film.com
Posted Oct 17, 2013
10%

Cassadaga (2013)

"...cribs equally from "Ghost Whisperer"-like spiritual melodrama, ghostly mystery, and grisly torture porn." ‐The Dissolve
Posted Oct 8, 2013
71%

Man of Tai Chi (2013)

"The third act marks a commendably goofy sea change in an otherwise agreeably average throwback." ‐Film.com
Posted Oct 3, 2013
79%

Metallica Through the Never (2013)

"It's all very appropriately overblown, and director Antal gives the fireworks as much attention as he does each performer." ‐Film.com
Posted Oct 1, 2013
81%

Afflicted (2014)

"Puts enough of a new spin on old nightmares to stake a claim all its own." ‐Film.com
Posted Sep 30, 2013
60%

Hôtel Normandy (2013)

"Jean-Paul Bathany and Stéphane Ben Lahcene's screenplay briskly sets up its game of musical chairs, but then lets its characters wander about the seaside town at a reliably mild velocity." ‐The Dissolve
Posted Sep 26, 2013
86%

We Are What We Are (2013)

"One of the best American horror films of the year." ‐Film.com
Posted Sep 24, 2013
28%

Machete Kills (2013)

"All of the silliness would be a bit more fun if it weren't so exhausting." ‐Film.com
Posted Sep 23, 2013
6%

Battle of the Year (2013)

"Should satisfy the planet of b-boys and girls to whom it thoroughly preaches, while amusing anyone else who simply can't ignore the promise of an all-corn buffet." ‐Film.com
Posted Sep 20, 2013
96%

The Lunchbox (2014)

"This long-distance love story is comfort food in any language, perfectly agreeable and unlikely to surprise." ‐Film.com
Posted Sep 19, 2013
89%

Tim's Vermeer (2014)

"The most fun you'll have watching paint dry all year." ‐Film.com
Posted Sep 14, 2013
39%

Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)

"An increasing amount of metaphysical backtracking dilutes the few simple jolts that do work this time around." ‐Film.com
Posted Sep 13, 2013
76%

The Invisible Woman (2013)

"A narrative as emotionally repressed as its subjects must have been." ‐Film.com
Posted Sep 11, 2013
81%

Tracks (2014)

"Alternately beautiful and dull, which arguably makes it a faithful encapsulation of the adventure itself." ‐Film.com
Posted Sep 5, 2013
81%

Prisoners (2013)

"Denis Villeneuve's film requires and rewards your attention in equal measure. " ‐Film.com
Posted Sep 5, 2013
96%

Gravity (2013)

"This is truly awesome." ‐Film.com
Posted Sep 2, 2013
96%

12 Years a Slave (2013)

"Northup's story was a true, terrible thing, and by virtue of telling it, the burdens of all American slaves are unflinchingly realized by Ejiofor and McQueen alike." ‐Film.com
Posted Aug 31, 2013
85%

Under the Skin (2014)

"A deliberately oblique work that prizes textures above answers." ‐Film.com
Posted Aug 30, 2013
34%

Labor Day (2014)

"As consistently assured a piece of filmmaking as any we've seen from Reitman." ‐Film.com
Posted Aug 30, 2013
20%

The Last Days On Mars (2013)

"I had to wonder, could I be watching the next remarkably brainy piece of sci-fi, this year's Moon? But then the first space zombie gutted a concerned colleague with a power drill, and in that moment, I knew exactly what I was in for." ‐MSN Movies
Posted Aug 29, 2013
6%

Paranoia (2013)

"There's much sprinting and keyboard-clacking for an audience that might feasibly value the sight of either over the presence of genuine invention or suspense." ‐Film.com
Posted Aug 16, 2013
31%

Kick-Ass 2 (2013)

"...an even more pronounced cartoon that maintains the first film's habit of mocking comic conventions while rarely subverting them." ‐Film.com
Posted Aug 15, 2013
25%

Planes (2013)

"A visually colorful but otherwise vanilla continuation of the series." ‐Film.com
Posted Aug 9, 2013
42%

Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013)

"Precious little about this is particularly memorable, but it's the odd touch of local color that makes these routine acts of derring-do a bit easier to bear." ‐Film.com
Posted Aug 8, 2013
67%

Elysium (2013)

"Blomkamp's seemingly limitless imagination in terms of tech finds itself repeatedly and frustratingly grounded by heavy-handed storytelling." ‐Film.com
Posted Aug 2, 2013
64%

2 Guns (2013)

"If we're being honest, Baltasar Kormákur's 2 Guns beats present-day Walter Hill at his own game." ‐Film.com
Posted Aug 1, 2013
35%

A Teacher (2013)

"Burdge's performance boasts a remarkable emotional precision throughout - if ever there's a reason to seek this one out, it would be for her." ‐Film.com
Posted Jul 30, 2013
52%

The To Do List (2013)

"A star-studded but scattershot affair that tackles its comedic obligations as dutifully as its heroine pursues her sexual conquests." ‐Film.com
Posted Jul 25, 2013
89%

The World's End (2013)

"Wright's terrifically precise approach to comedy remains as well-honed as ever." ‐Film.com
Posted Jul 20, 2013
43%

Red 2 (2013)

"What was once engagingly silly is now much closer to insultingly dumb." ‐Film.com
Posted Jul 19, 2013
31%

The Lone Ranger (2013)

"It's the end result of a calculated brand - two and a half hours of 'fun' in air quotes." ‐Film.com
Posted Jul 1, 2013
80%

Europa Report (2013)

"Its high-minded emphasis on exploration and impeccable special effects are pitted against a familiar one-by-one slasher-like plot and structural cheats..." ‐Film.com
Posted Jun 29, 2013
61%

Heli (2014)

"...ultimately comes off as an empty piece of provocation." ‐MSN Movies
Posted Jun 29, 2013
86%

The Conjuring (2013)

"All the contorting girls and pea-soup vomit in the world can hardly compete with a blood-stained sheet and a well-placed doll." ‐Film.com
Posted Jun 27, 2013
50%

White House Down (2013)

"Tatum and Foxx's nigh-instantaneous camaraderie makes the alternately corny and convoluted routine of the rest a bit easier to take, even as Emmerich makes every effort to supplant intelligence with patriotism." ‐Film.com
Posted Jun 26, 2013
49%

Maniac (2013)

"It's a bit like watching an amputee play hopscotch: there's no way that it's polite to stare for this long, but you just have to see if this guy's gonna make it to the end." ‐Film.com
Posted Jun 21, 2013
94%

A Band Called Death (2013)

"Mark Covino and Jeff Howlett have crafted a rousing account of the Hackney brothers, who would not only form the rare all-black punk band, but do so in the mid-'70s, nearly beating the Ramones and the Sex Pistols to the punch." ‐Film.com
Posted Jun 19, 2013
67%

World War Z (2013)

"As I understand it, fidelity to Max Brooks' novel has been scant at best, but neither that nor countless post-production woes prevent Paramount's adaptation from serving as an efficient and effectively exciting globe-spanning zombie thriller." ‐Film.com
Posted Jun 7, 2013
22%

Violet & Daisy (2013)

"A candy-colored offering of bloodshed and banter so self-conscious that it alienates the viewer early and often." ‐Film.com
Posted Jun 6, 2013
35%

The Internship (2013)

"A Google commercial disguised as every other campus comedy ever made, with party-hearty nonsense and fish-out-of-water antics tempered down to PG-13 levels for maximum mediocrity." ‐Film.com
Posted Jun 4, 2013
83%

This Is the End (2013)

"...occupies a frequently hilarious middle ground between their Apatow-produced bromances, the giddy gruesomeness of the recent Aftershock and the confined social abrasiveness of It's a Disaster." ‐Film.com
Posted May 31, 2013
49%

Now You See Me (2013)

"The whole of it is made of flash paper, intended to burn brightly for an instant before vanishing from your memory without a trace." ‐Film.com
Posted May 30, 2013
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